A college student from Palos Verdes Estates who was acquitted last year in a South Los Angeles killing has been charged with armed carjacking and robbery in juvenile court, authorities said.
Cameron Terrell, 19, appeared in court Friday and denied the charges, a spokesman from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said. The spokesman did not provide additional information about the charges.
Terrell, who was arrested Tuesday night, was ordered detained by a judge and is due back in court March 20.
While Los Angeles Police Department detectives were investigating the Oct. 1, 2017, killing of 21-year-old Justin Holmes, they came across evidence linking Terrell to possible additional crimes, police said in a statement this week. Police said the suspected crimes could not be charged concurrently with the murder case.
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